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After years of appreciating quilts from afar
After years of appreciating quilts from afar, Anne Marshall has immersed herself in the sewing craft, creating heirloom pieces for her family to pass down through the generations. “[Quilting] is so...
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Free GED prep this week at CTC
In an effort to promote National Adult Education & Family Literacy Week in Georgia, Sept. 10-14, Chattahoochee Technical College will offer for free the General Education Development practice test ...
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Relay For Life gives support to survivors, research
Cancer survivors, their friends, family, supporters and caretakers gathered Friday night to raise money for cancer research. The 19th annual Relay For Life, held at Dellinger Park, also was a chanc...
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Swine flu heats up as fair season kicks off
As fall returns, so will fairs and livestock shows across the state and nation. Officials are urging “common-sense” precautions this year as the country is seeing an outbreak of H3N2v, a swine flu ...
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Thomas provides key support through AIDS Alliance
As the executive director of the AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia, Lola Thomas is helping HIV-positive individuals “live meaningful and productive lives.” Since establishing the organization abou...
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Autumn's arrival signals onset of heating-related fire concerns
A Cartersville family is thankful for simple devices that may save the lives of three children. The local family received two smoke detectors from Cartersville Fire Department Capt. Mitchell Bagley...
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Mary Tye Knox
Mary Tye Knox, 95, of Alpharetta, died Sept. 7, 2012, after a brief illness caused by complications from a broken hip. She was born Jan. 20, 1917, in Edison, the daughter of Thomas O. and Leta Cowa...
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Arts Festival at Rose Lawn returns Sept. 15-16
Described as an architectural marvel, the Rev. Samuel Porter Jones’ former residence will open its doors and grounds to the public during the 37th annual Arts Festival at Rose Lawn. “Architecturall...
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Local woman arrested for storage unit burglary
Staff Report Heather Nicole James, 30, of Cartersville, was arrested by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office in relation to a burglary that happened between Aug. 5 and Aug. 19 at a rented storage uni...
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Registration under way for Beautiful Backroads Century
In its 12th year, the Beautiful Backroads Century will continue to provide key financial support to the Hickory Log Vocational School. Serving as the event’s primary beneficiary, the nonprofit rece...
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Cartersville to honor summer graduates
The City of Cartersville Board of Education during Monday’s regular business session will honor David Derail Barrett and Khrystin Hope Chitwood as Cartersville High School summer graduates. “Histor...
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Shop With A Cop fundraising heats up
Still months away, local law enforcement is looking to get a jump on fundraising for the annual Shop With A Cop event. Emerson Police Chief Stan Bradley, whose agency has taken the lead in previous...
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Cartersville approves changes to pouring fees
Local restaurant chains could save thousands of dollars under a new amendment to Cartersville’s alcohol pouring ordinance. As approved by the Cartersville City Council during its Thursday night mee...
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Taylor names attorney Peter Olson to take county admin spot
Bartow County Commissioner-Elect Steve Taylor announced Thursday that Cartersville Attorney Peter Olson will serve as the next county administrator. As Taylor prepares to take office in January, Ol...
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Local woman arrested for storage unit burglary
Heather Nicole James, 30, of Cartersville, was arrested by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office in relation to a burglary that happened between Aug. 5 and Aug. 19 at a rented storage unit at Worley’s...
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